Left 4 Dead 2

  • Left 4 Dead 2
88
Based on 48 scores, 59 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    32
  • Good:
    15
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Awesome four player action.
  • Cool new weapons.
  • New zombies are great.

Cons:

  • Much more difficult.
  • Seemingly constant flow of enemies.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Yet Another Review Site on 80

Dave Get your friends online, turn down the lights, as those darned infected are back with a vengeance! Valve have released the sequel to last year's hit, Left 4 Dead, amidst controversy, boycotts, and rabid fan-boy enthusiasm, and once again turn...

By Gear Diary on

After the protests are over, and the boycotts are all done, what are we left with? A game – that is all Left 4 Dead 2 is, a game. Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) was released in late 2009 for the PC, and recently came to the Mac via Steam. My review is based...

By Game Observer on 91

Left 4 Dead 2 is a great game. It is quite possibly Valve’s best effort yet, and considering the rich heritage of that company, that’s saying something. It features great graphics, terrific sound design, astounding atmosphere, authentic...

By Gameplay Monthly on 83

So, one year later, and Valve has released the sequel to the well-received 4-player co-op first-person zombie-shooter (I’ve used up my hyphen quota for this review). Is it worth your time? So wait, why are we walking through this swamp...

By Expert Reviews on 100

The multiplayer gameplay is unsurpassed, and hitting zombies with a baseball bat is fun, too...

By V3.co.uk on 80

Left 4 Dead 2 is a survival-horror first-person shooter, where four souls must fend their way through legions of undead to survive, a setting that references cult zombie flicks such as Dawn of the Dead.You and three other human players (or...

By LanOC Reviews on 80

It can't be denied that L4D2 released extremely close to the original. Through interaction with players in game or reading through forums, I'd never encountered anyone saying it needed a sequel. Indeed, many people invested in L4D expecting...

By BrightHub on 100

Get ready for the most high octane, gore soaked, zombie thrill ride you’ve ever encountered. This is Left 4 Dead 2 and it is infectious…but in a good way.L4D2 OverviewAs a zombie purist I prefer my undead to shamble slowly as they struggle...

By New Game Network on 82

Just over one year ago, Left 4 Dead landed on the PC and Xbox 360, quickly exploding into one of the most highly regarded and recommended games of last year’s holiday season. Undoubtedly, it was one of the best multiplayer games of 2008 but was...

By GamerWok on 80

Left4Dead 2 is Valve’s quick sequel to their smash hit from last year, Left4Dead. Not being a huge First-Person Shooter fan, I was leery about trying the first game. I am glad I did; it was and still is a blast. And with L4D2, they have only...

By NZGamer on 85

It seems that as every year goes by, the console market encroaches even further into the sacred realm of the Personal Computer. However, there is one area where the console infection will never reign as king, and that’s first person shooters....

By itreviews.com on

Not a major jump forward, but Valve gets away with its sequel, and serves up one of the best PC games of the year in the process. Valve - Left 4 Dead 2 price Buy Left 4 Dead 2 securely online at a bargain price £29.99 inc. VAT Reviewed on: PC...

By Gamervision on 93

Left 4 Dead had one of the best multiplayer experiences ever seen in gaming. It didn’t matter that the game was light on plot and had no real single-player mode; any problems with Left 4 Dead were overlooked by the sheer fun of fighting the zombie...

By Gaming Nexus on 92

I admit, I wasn't too high on Left 4 Dead before the game was released but the demo got me hooked and I've been playing it constantly ever since. A majority of my nights after I put my son to bed was spent killing zombies with three strangers....

By HEXUS.net on

Left 4 Dead 2 is the sequel to Valve’s first person survival horror game of 2008 that expands on the original by offering new campaigns, more weapons, items and boss zombies, plus a brand new game mode. WIth four campaign levels, consisting of 5...

By CNET Australia on 90

With exciting new content across the board and plenty of it, Left 4 Dead 2 outdoes its predecessor and makes the zombie apocalypse an absolute...

By Blogcritics on 100

Gamers can be a fickle old bunch, as Valve found out first hand when they announced that Left 4 Dead 2, the sequel to the award winning online co-op first person shooter Left 4 Dead, was going to be released a mere year after the original. Often...

By Tech Olive on 80

It may have been forgotten for a few days after MW2’s release, but here’s the game everyone has been dying for (bad pun, I know, but we know you all love it). Left 4 Dead 2 is here and we’re diving right into the carnage. Without...

By Good Gear Guide on 90

The original Left 4 Dead made surviving a zombie outbreak more fun anyone thought possible. The formula was dead simple -- four survivors against an unending horde of infected -- but the stellar map designs and perfectly balanced combat made for some...

By GameSpy on 90

Left 4 Dead 2 confirms what I already knew: When the apocalypse hits, I want my friends around. Whether playing through the new Scavenge mode, the Campaign, or in Competitive mode, time and time again I was frustrated by the performance of random...